A way to keep track of packages while installing LFS

Michael Chrostowski soks86 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 09:35:06 PST 2006


Yes, I was always confused why no one writes a program that parses the
make file and goes through it to figure out what is supposed to be
installed if 'make install' is ran. That really should be a perfect
solution shouldn't it? I don't see any issues... anyone? if not I
might try it myself =P

On 2/4/06, Justin O'Neil <oneil.justin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Now I have a question (maybe a dumb one ?) Would it be possible to
> > look for the target install (when available) of the makefile before
> > running it ? (Maybe one already did it but I haven't heard of it) That
> > would guarantee a short exec time for the script each time we run it
> > (and we would run it often with a lfs ;-) ).
> >
> > If this is a possibility, but no one did it, I would be pleased to try it ...
>
> That would be intresting.  I have never written a shell script, so I couldn't do
> it, but since the idea is out there now, I think somone would probably try.
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